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Big Kid Stuff: Potty Training

By Anna B.
December 9, 2021

Potty training! That thrilling, mundane, patience-testing milestone. Sometimes talking and reading about these changes can help. Here are some picks to share.

Looking for more big kid stuff?! Be sure to check out our other blog post Big Kids Stuff: Bottles, Binkies, and Big Beds for books for grownups support and kiddo motivation.

Duck Goes Potty / written by Michael Dahl, illustrated by Oriol Vidal Pastor.

Now that Duck is big, he learns how to use the potty.

Goldilocks and the just right potty / Leigh Hodgkinson

Little Goldilocks wants to wear big-girl underwear that’s not too silly and not too frilly, but just right. But that means she also needs to find the “just right” potty.

I use the potty / Maria van Lieshout.

A toddler, tired of diapers, learns to use the big kid toilet.

Poop or get off the potty! / Margaret McNamara ; illustrated by Allison Black.

When Mason and Mia were babies, they pooped a lot–always in their diapers. Now that they’re big kids, it’s time to use the potty.

A potty for Zaza / Mylo Freeman

Mommy shows Zaza a potty. Who could it be for? Is it a potty for Zaza?

Super pooper and Whizz Kid: potty power! / by Eunice Moyle and Sabrina Moyle

Super Pooper and Whizz Kid: Potty Power! touches on those essential potty training moments, ending with the all – important big – kid underpants dance!

Time to pee! / by Mo Willems

Sign-carrying mice give encouraging instructions for using the toilet.